Simple Pine Branches Can Filter Out 99% of Bacteria

Nice simple concept which could come in handy in a pinch. Producing Clean Water If you’ve run out of drinking water during a lakeside camping trip, there’s a simple solution: Break off a branch from the nearest pine tree, peel away the bark, and slowly pour lake water through the stick. The improvised filter should […] Read more »

Native American Survival Skills

Native Americans over the centuries learned many skills that allowed them to survive and live off the land without many of the conveniences that we have now,  and without the conveniences of the pioneers that settled the land 200 years ago.   It has been said that knowledge is power, and that applies to any […] Read more »

The last bullet you’ll ever need

This is a pretty cool video, may the Lord have mercy on anyone who finds themselves on the wrong end of this bullet. This is the last bullet you’ll ever need — watch and see the technology for yourself Gun owners who prefer a hollow point design to a full metal jacket might have found […] Read more »

How To Get Fresh Water Out Of Thin Air

In an Emergency or Economic collapse, Fresh water may be in short supply. This is something that would be handy to have available in your long term emergency storage. Great info from http://www.trueactivist.com CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In some of this planet’s driest regions, where rainfall is rare or even nonexistent, a few specialized plants and insects […] Read more »

Build a #10 Can ROCKET STOVE:

          It Cooks an Entire Meal With Twigs! Everytime I’ve done an emergency fair, the most popular alternative cooking method that I demonstrate has been the Rocket Stove (by a long shot)! People LOVE this one, including me! It has immediately shot to the top of my FAVORITE’s list and something I recommend EVERYONE should add […] Read more »

Make a Biogas Generator to Produce Your Own Natural Gas

This sounds interesting so I thought I would include it on my site. Transform grass clippings, food waste and livestock manure into renewable biogas energy with a homemade biogas generator. By Paul Scheckel August/September 2014 A 200-gallon biogas generator in Oregon turns 15 pounds of food waste into cooking fuel daily. As food and yard waste […] Read more »

Getting Prepared for an Electromagnetic Pulse EMP

Much information on how to prepare for an EMP, that said, you can’t prepare for an EMP if you don’t think it’s possible, the first line of defense against a EMP attack is believing that not if it comes but when. by Jerry Emanuelson Futurescience, LLC               The science […] Read more »

Don’t buy any more survival gear until you read this

The guy has a point and I would add, only buy and prep with items you know how to use. A lot of people make list after list of all the items they carry in their bugout bag or EDC (Every Day Carry) bag. Then they go out and buy a year’s worth of food, […] Read more »

Part II: Survival Communications on the Cheap

What’s the difference between a ham radio …. a shortwave radio …. and a CB radio ? Nice info by guest post by Old Hillbilly on thesurvivalistblog.net about a Ham radio. Part II: The equipment-what it cost and where to get it. Frequencies and how to program your radio. How far can you transmit and receive?  EQUIPMENT: If […] Read more »

Ham Radio Survival Communications on the Cheap

What’s the difference between a ham radio …. a shortwave radio …. and a CB radio ? Nice info by M.D. Creekmore on thesurvivalistblog.net about a Ham radio. Part I: Why HAM?/Do I need a license?/How do I get a license? Water… food… shelter… medical supplies… security. Since you are reading this on a blog dedicated […] Read more »